Tag: Election

Making voting fun: ADP hosts annual poll party

On Nov. 8, the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend hosted their annual Party at the Polls event. This event encouraged students and staff to come together in celebration of Election day before going to the polls to vote together.

Importance of voting, now more than ever

By: HOPE FOWLER Staff Writer hfowlerg@iu.edu As multiple imperative elections in our area and country arise, it is more important than ever for individuals to participate in their social responsibility of voting. Voting isn’t only a civic duty, but it’s an opportunity to voice your opinion. Voters get the chance to tell the democracy what

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Meet the South Bend candidates up for election Nov. 5

By: TAYLOR HILL Staff Writer tarehill@iu.edu On Monday, Sept. 30 in the Humphrey’s room of the St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL), residents of South Bend gathered to meet the candidates for Mayor, Common Council, and the representatives for each district. This event was made possible by a combined effort from IU South Bend’s American

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SGA elections approach

By: ZACHARY BEAUCHAMP Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) hosts elections every spring semester to elect their next set of officials. There are 16 positions to fill in the SGA. The positions include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and 12 Senators. “The terms are for one year and start after Final Exams and run into

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Salisbury’s Take: The battle has only just begun

By: STEPHEN M. SALISBURY Columnist Well, those pesky midterm elections are over. Thankfully, we’ll get a break from all of those negative campaign ads for a while. We can all go back to our normal lives and not have to worry about politics again for another two years at least. WRONG! In case you didn’t

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Walorski wins 2nd District by 14%

By: CHRISTINA CLARK Editor-In-Chief Congresswoman Jackie Walorski wins Tuesday’s midterm election with 57% of the votes to continue representing Congressional District 2 in Indiana. With Democrat candidate Mel Hall taking 43% of the votes, it was not enough to overpower the incumbent’s status. Walorski celebrated at The Exchange in downtown South Bend, speaking with attendants

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A Short Guide to the Nov. 6 Elections Part 2

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BREDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Office Name: City Council Representative, District H (4 years) Office Summary: The City Council is responsible for creating and executing any local laws, ordinances or other legislative duties. The District H representative will be one of nine members contributing their voice to the Council.   Candidate Name:

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A short guide to the November 6 elections

By: CARTER DEJONG AND BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writers Office Name: U.S. State Senator (Six Years) Office Summary: One of two elected representatives to the United States Senate.  They will be responsible for giving Indiana a voice this House of Congress.   Candidate Name: Joe Donnelly Party Affiliation: Democrat Experience: Notre Dame Graduate (BA Government 1977,

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